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  PFC William G. Land    In memory of our fallen brother

"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"



Baker Company
35th Infantry Regiment
Korean War


"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"

National Defense Service Medal Korean Service Medal United Nations Korean Service Medal Republic of Korea War Service Medal



The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC William G. Land, US53004832, who died in the service of his country on July 12th, 1952 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death William was 24 years of age. He was from Miami, Florida. William's Military Occupation Specialty was 3060-Cook.

The decorations earned by PFC William G. Land include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Korea Service Medal, and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


Private First Class Land was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on April 17, 1952 and returned to duty on May 6, 1952. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on July 12, 1952. Private First Class Land was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Buried in the Marietta National Cemetery 500 Washington Ave in Marietta, GA. Section G Site8355-D